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USS Hyman G. Rickover (SSN 709) Crew List

The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Hyman G. Rickover (SSN 709). Please keep in mind that this list does only include records of people who submitted their information for publication on this website. If you also served aboard and you remember one of the people below you can click on the name to send an email to the respective sailor. Would you like to have such a crew list on your website?

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There are 249 crew members registered for the USS Hyman G. Rickover (SSN 709).

Select the period (starting by the reporting year): precomm – 1984 | 1985 – 1988 | 1989 – 1992 | 1993 – 1997 | 1998 – 2002 | 2003 – now

Finn, JohnQM2 (SS)1985 – 1988QM DivGood Times! I still think about Joe Fetzer's Death...
Doepke, Dean (Dopey)Tm1 (SW,SS)1985 – 1988TM Div.Miss that place,(at times)...Cdr. Cohan was the best CO I ever had. Remember Thurston, Fred and Jack Organo. I went on to the Parche and got busted up so Med. discharge in '92. Feel free to get ahold of me if ya want.
Fortin, GaryMM1/SS1985 –M-DivI can honestly say my tour on this boat was one of the best I had while in the Navy, good boat excellent crew!
Lang, ChristopherTMSNFeb 1985 – Oct 1986Weapons
Pittenger, RickHMC(SS)Feb 22, 1985 – Jul 18, Retired HMCM(SS/FMF) Sublant Force HM 8/01.. Live in Chesapeake, VA
Wood, ForestSTS2/BM2(SS)Apr 1985 – Aug 1986WEPS/SONAR/DECKShowed up a couple days early to meet the crew... and Cdr Cohen told me I could be a hero or I could be a heel - the boat was preparing to get underway for sea trials coming out of PSA... Had to call my wife and tell her I wouldn´t be home
Nickodam, WesleyEM1 SSApr 19, 1985 – Apr 24, 1989Electrical
Scott, HowardHM3SSApr 24, 1985 – Nov 20, 1987I believe the crew i served with had to be the best.Capt Cohen was our skipper. Hi Johnny, Joe,Finn and all the rest of the gang.Coners rule!
Mueller, CraigEM1/SSApr 29, 1985 – Dec 1988Efrom SSN716. Will never have another experience quite like it. I really appreciated what a great team the CO, Jay Cohen created. I was tagged by Don Stiger as "B.A." when he learned our nuke grade on the Salt Lake was below average
Davis, RalphEM2 (SS)May 3, 1985 – May 3, 1987ElectricalGreat Boat!
Schlimpert, TimET1(SS)May 15, 1985 – Jun 20, 1988Reactor ControlsSpeed is the key to Reactor Safety!
Pruitt, Arthur/artSTSC/SSJul 1985 – Sep 1989SONARSome good times, some Bad. REMEMBER JOE FETZER!!
Portser, BillEM1/SSJul 24, 1985 – Aug 24, 1987ElectricalYes, I remember Joe Fetzer's death as well. Wrong place, wrong time. You don't realize until it's too late, your shipmates are your family.
Darnell, DarrenMM2(SS)/ELT1986 – 1989
Green, BobSkJan 1986 – Oct 1988Store KeeperHad fun and will always remember my time on board.
Collins, Wm JackPN3(SS)Feb 1, 1986 – Sep 23, 1989ADMINSpent a brief time (2 years) on the Rickover...still remained crew member when cross assigned out to Submarine Personnel Support Detachment. Just retired from the Navy Reserve as a Personnel Specialist Chief.
Green, BobSKMar 1986 – Aug 1988SupplyWWWHHHHHEEEE I was one of the Four Horsemen, "Sexy Lexy" Where are Dean Deopke and "Smooth Edwards"
Raxter, Jay "radio"RM1(SS)Jun 1986 – Jun 1990NAV/OPSBest bunch of friends I ever had...not to mention the funniest. Still tell my kids stories about Gerlach, Squirrel, and the haunted fan room.
Pribble, Richard PribSTS2(SS)Jul 18, 1986 – Sep 8, 1993SonarSeven years, 5 deployments, 4 Skippers, 5 XOs, and even through the bad times I had the pleasure and honor to serve with some of the best there ever were.
Marlin, Billy / SpikeSN/SSDec 15, 1986 – May 5, 1989Deck/NAV/OPSTruly honored to have served with the brave men of SSN-709.
Gully, FrankE-4Dec 20, 1986 – Jun 9, 1989SupplyDefinitely a defining experience. It's sad to hear it's being de-commissioned. I still have nightmares about being on the sub. When they decon it, they'll see a few names carved in the bottom from one of the drydock era's.
Nuoffer, TimMM2 (SS)1987 – 1991M- Division
Davis, MichaelFTG21987 – 1989Fire Control
Maassen, KurtRM3/SSJan 3, 1987 – Jun 1988Radio
White, ClyHNJan 9, 1987 – Sep 6, 1988Deck / CorpsmanI left the Rickover for Hospital Corps School right after Cpt. Cohen left. I serverd ther rest of my time at the Portsmouth Navel Hospital until I left the navy after 6 years. Wish I had stayed on the Boat. I would have been a lifer.
Aiken, JeffreyTM2/SSMar 1987 – Jun 1990WeaponsWhere is Thurston, Galindo, Chief Benbrook, Petty Officer Shealy, and Boseman???? Coyle is nearby and keeping in touch. Also, where is everyone else during the days of the "Four Horsemen"??????
Flesher, GaryETCSMay 1987 – Jan 1990Engineering
Lakeotes, LarryMM2(SS)Jul 1, 1987 – Jul 1, 1988EM01
Zimmerman, DavidMM1(SS)Aug 1987 – Feb 1990A-Gang
Mullan, SeanEM2/SSNov 1987 – Nov 1992EMiss hanging out in the horseshoe, lamenting daily life in "The Rag". Still in contact with many of the best I ever could have served with. Proud to call you my friends!
Booth, JohnMM (SS)Dec 1987 – Aug 1991
Roughgarden, PeterIC2(SS)Dec 20, 1987 – Mar 15, 1990Interior Communications
Crawley, Christopher C.FM/MM1988 – 1992A
Stahura, Jeff StahuraET1988 – 1988ESM, NavigationWas only on for a few months, then I had a grand mal seizure, down by the Virgin Islands. It gave us a reason to stop in St. Thomas. I loved it while it lasted. It was an honor to be on this sub with the great submariners who were great examples.
Gardner, GlenMM1/SS1988 – Sep 4, 1990M
Modzelewski, DaleFTG2 (SS)Feb 15, 1988 – Jun 23, 1990FT WEPServed for 2 great yrs. Currently, an ISC in the Naval Reserves. Been working for BAE SYSTEMS for the past 15 yrs supporting the SSBN and SSGN at Kings Bay.
Morris, JackSK3(SS)Mar 8, 1988 – Jun 15, 1999SupplyQualified, Medically sent ashore
Crawley, ChrisMM(SS)Jul 28, 1988 – Mar 22, 1992Adrop me a line.
Betancourt, JoeSTS2Sep 1988 – Jan 1994SonarThere were some tough times but some great memories.
Ringer, JohnMM1(SS)Sep 1988 – Feb 1993MachineryHello fellow shipmates. I just came across this site. Nice to see others listed here. Had some great times and memories. Remember doing the PBS documentary, Steel Boats and Iron Men. Great times and great memories.
Jacobs, CharlesIC3Sep 1, 1988 – Oct 1, 1991ICWas a really cool time in my life. Shout out to Johnson, Kevin Kirk, Stevenson, Jack Little, Morad, Jeff Jones, Harley Wayne Cecil and Steve Bush.
Luce, TimETC(SS)Sep 18, 1988 – Dec 6, 1999RC (Really Cool)PR baby!
Bush, SteveOct 1988 – May 1993AAlright who's helping all these A-gangers use a computer? What's up ya'll.
Little, JackMS3Oct 10, 1988 – Apr 24, 1991SUPPLYWould like to hear from yall. Anyone seen Clarke, Sprinkle, Kirk or Big Lou Costello. Drop me a line.
Wise, Marty "Wise-ass"MM1/SSDec 12, 1988 – Jun 18, 1992NRC incident report 1989-01 has got my name all over it! I was a huge pain in the ass to all I met, and I hope they remember me well for it. BA Biology from The University of Texas, MS Aquatic Science from Texas State. Living in Austin.

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